In a Lenten video by the Miraculous Medal Shrine in Philadelphia, former CBS anchorwoman Pat Ciarrocchi shares a personal story about a harrowing medical emergency. She explains how the gift of grace through the Hail Mary guided her forward. God delivers challenges to our doorstep. Through prayer, we understand those challenges, and through grace, we accept them.

See more videos in the series for Lent 2021 on the shrine’s You Tube channel, and learn more about the shrine at its website,